Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Treasury & Trading
  • Division:
    IBP Digital and Technology
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Quant Strats Senior Developer (9616)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Investec are looking for a senior Quantitiave Developer to join our Quantitative Strategies team of 15+ quants and developers based in London as part of the Corporate and Investment Banking division. The team supports Investec's trading businesses and acts as the banks trading book calculation engine as well as offering pricing, trade capture and risk reporting functionality across the group.

What you'll be doing   

This role sits within the Core Development part of Quant Strats team and is focused on developing, supporting and defining the architecture of an in-house trading and risk management system. The core languages are C++ and C#. You will be an experienced developer in either C++ or C# with some experience in other programming languages such as Python. You will have an interest in technology and application architecture and be flexible in working on all parts of the application and core library.

The application is expanding into new business areas and we are looking to hire bright individuals who can help with this growth.

You will be working very closely with technology, quants, trading, dealing and market risk. Developers in this team are responsible for ensuring the system can support trade capture, live market data, PnL/Risk calc, trade lifecycling and reporting.

What we're looking for

•    Strong C++ or C# skills with a track record as a senior Developer / Tech Lead
•    Experience with RDMS eg MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase
•    NoSQL database – eg Redis/Memcached
•    Comfortable with threading in a real time data application
•    Strong communication skills with the ability to work in a highly analytical environment is key
•    Someone who can confidently and calmly deal with ambiguity

•    A computer science graduate or other advanced STEM degree 

Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential    

•    Experience either within or using a quant library
•    Cloud experience eg Azure/ AWS/ Google Cloud
•    Other programming languages such as VBA, Python, Go
•    CMake/ Git/ Jira/ Clang
•    Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins/ Team City)
•    DevOps experience 

As part of our collaborative & agile culture, our working week is 4 days in the office and one day remote.

Investec offers a range of wellbeing benefits to make our people feel healthier, balanced and more fulfilled in their lives inside and outside of work.

Here is a selection of what we offer;


Wellbeing Subsidy, Corporate Gym Membership, Virtual GP, Peppy Health App (Fertility, Menopause and Early Parenthood), Optional Private Medical & Dental Insurance


Non-contributory Pension & Discretionary Bonus

Life & Income Protection

Life Assurance, Critical Illness & Income Protection


Season Ticket Loan & Electric Vehicle Scheme 

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Daniel Szczerban

+44 20 7597 5933


We commit to ensure that everyone is fairly assessed during our recruitment process.

Let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments to complete your application.

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Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
Gym Discounts
Psychologist Service
Annual Leave
Life Assurance